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    BNSF 7802 Leads a Northbound Coal Train at Carkeek Park

    On this cold may morning, it wasn't surprising to see few people at Carkeek Park north of Seattle, but it was surprising to see several blue herons! With no room in Stacy Yard, BNSF 3838 waits at MP 10.3, but BNSF 7802 makes it's run northbound toward the coal terminal at Roberts Bank...
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    AMTK 510 Pulls Amtrak Cascades 510 through Carkeek Park, Seattle

    This is from July 2015, but I thought it was kind of cool. I didn't realize how cool it was at the time.
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    Carkeek Park North of Seattle

    Carkeek Park north of Seattle WA is one of the best places to railfan. There's a bridge over the tracks and the Puget Sound in the background!
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    Manifest Meet at Carkeek Park, WA Saturday morning, January 30, 2016 was cold and blustery. Northbound BNSF 7408, a manifest train, meets southbound BNSF 7041 at Carkeek Park, Seattle, WA. In the distance, the yacht, Albatross, makes it's way south. This Italian designed yacht is available for... is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to - An online railroad bookstore featuring a curated selection of new and used railroad books. Railroad pictorials, railroad history, steam locomotives, passenger trains, modern railroading. Hundreds of titles available, most at discount prices! We also have a video and children's book section. - An online model railroad bookstore featuring a curated selection of new and used books. Layout design, track plans, scenery and structure building, wiring, DCC, Tinplate, Toy Trains, Price Guides and more.

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